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COVID-19 Guidelines for Entering the Museum

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame takes it’s public health responsibility very seriously. To ensure the safety of it’s guests and staff, we’ve have adopted new COVID-19 policies and procedures to ensure that guest can enjoy our museum in the safest way possible. Click here for the Hall of Fame’s reopening press release with information on our COVID-19 safe practice measures.

The Knox County Health Board’s current order mandates every person aged 12 or older wear a face covering in indoor public places in Knox County. People with conditions or disabilities that prevent them from wearing a mask are exempt.

Please keep a 6 foot distance from people not in your party while walking throughout the museum.

Hand sanitizer has been placed at the entrance to the museum. Please use when entering and exiting the museum.

If you are not feeling well, or have been in contact with someone who has been sick, we ask you to visit again when you are feeling better.

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About the Hall

Basketball Courts

In the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, you can test your basketball skills on three different courts, a timed dribbling course, and a passing skills area. There is also a photo area where you can pretend to be different players throughout history.

The Eastman Statue

As you enter the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Pat Summitt Rotunda, the first thing you see is the Eastman Statue. This 17-foot bronze statue exemplifies our mission to “honor the past, celebrate the present, and promote the future” of women’s basketball. Each inductee receives a replica of this statue upon their induction into the Hall of Fame

Current Donors of the Hall

Your donation enables the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame to continue its mission to ‘honor the past, celebrate the present, and promote the future” of women’s basketball. Your support helps us maintain and protect the legacy of our game. Donors at every level are important to the work we do!

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Hall of Fame Trivia Question #1

Which Hall of Fame inductee is considered to be the Mother of women's basketball?

Answer

Senda Berenson – Class of 1999

Hall of Fame Trivia Question #2

What year was Geno Auriemma inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame?

Answer

2006

Hall of Fame Trivia Question #3

True or False. Officials can be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame?

Answer

True. The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame has inducted 5 Officials